Andy Shi’s Successful Defense!

Congratulations to Dr. Andy Shi who successfully defended his dissertation on Methods for Multiple Phenotype – Multiple Genotype Testing and for COVID-19 Spread Modeling!Dissertation Committee: Xihong Lin, Rajarshi Mukherjee, Peter Kraft

Andy Shi Dissertation Defense – 11/2

Andy Shi Dissertation Defense “Methods for Multiple Phenotype – Multiple Genotype Testing and for COVID-19 Spread Modeling” Dissertation Committee: Xihong Lin, Rajarshi Mukherjee, Peter Kraft Tuesday, November 2, 2021 11:00 … Continue reading “Andy Shi Dissertation Defense – 11/2”

Harvard Catalyst Biostatistics Journal Club – 11/17

Harvard Catalyst | The Harvard Clinical & Translational Science CenterBiostatistics Program – Journal Club AnnouncementA Glimpse of Statistical Methods for Vaccine EvaluationWednesday | November 17th, 2021 | 1:00pm – 2:00pm … Continue reading “Harvard Catalyst Biostatistics Journal Club – 11/17”

2021 Program in Quantitative Genomics Conference – 10/28-10/29 From Covid-19 Genomics to Spread, Vaccine, and Therapy

The Program in Quantitative Genomics will host its 15th annual conference, “From COVID-19 Genomics to Spread, Vaccine, and Therapy”, remotely via Zoom on October 28-29, 2021. The conference will be centered on … Continue reading “2021 Program in Quantitative Genomics Conference – 10/28-10/29 From Covid-19 Genomics to Spread, Vaccine, and Therapy”

Excess of COVID-19 cases and deaths due to fine particulate matter exposure during the 2020 US wildfires

The warming climate we are experiencing in the US is expected to increase wildfire risk and, consequently, exposure to smoke. Studies have shown that short-term exposure to fine particulate matter … Continue reading “Excess of COVID-19 cases and deaths due to fine particulate matter exposure during the 2020 US wildfires”

Xihong Lin to Present at JSM – 8/11

Xihong Lin will give a presentation at the virtual  2021 Joint Statistical Meeting (JSM) on a JASA Applications and Case Study Discussion Paper entitled: Regression Models for Understanding COVID-19 Epidemic Dynamics with Incomplete … Continue reading “Xihong Lin to Present at JSM – 8/11”

Researchers Accurately Flag More Deadly SARS-CoV-2 Variant

Professor Christoph Lange and Research Associate Georg Hahn are part of a team leading important research in the fight against COVID-19 by using methodology from genome-wide association studies (GWAS) to identify a mutation in … Continue reading “Researchers Accurately Flag More Deadly SARS-CoV-2 Variant”

Yige Li Named Winner of WNAR Best Student Paper

Congratulations to PhD student Yige Li, who has been named a winner of Best Student Paper for the 2021 WNAR Student Paper Competition! Yige’s paper on “Effectiveness of Localized Lockdowns in the … Continue reading “Yige Li Named Winner of WNAR Best Student Paper”

Learning Locally to Understand Globally: Getting a Grasp on COVID Epidemiology

With cases still climbing in many parts of the world, the need to understand the epidemiological factors that underlie the transmission, behavior, and prevention of COVID-19 has become increasingly important. … Continue reading “Learning Locally to Understand Globally: Getting a Grasp on COVID Epidemiology”

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